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Review: Goodbye Norma Jeane, Above the Stag Theatre

“An insight into Hollywood politics” Everybody knows of Marilyn Monroe. She’s been the subject of stage productions and screen countless times since her passing and her history with others that she’s worked alongside is equally as interesting. Liam Burke’s two-hander play focuses on one choreographer who worked with Norma Jeane, herself. We meet Jack Cole…

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Review: Romance, Romance – Above The Stag Theatre

“Light-hearted fun” With the original production running on Broadway in the late eighties and even though it was nominated for a handful of Tony Awards, Romance, Romance hasn’t resurfaced much since. Set as two separate stories in two separate acts, the musical follows two individuals and the romantic entanglements that surround them – one (‘The…

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Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales in The Ginger Snapped, Leicester Square Theatre

“Showbiz glamour oozes from her constantly” RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 5 winner, Jinkx Monsoon, returns to the London stage with her frequent showbiz partner and collaborator, Major Scales, in a comedy cabaret based around the star’s latest album, The Ginger Snapped. Monsoon is no stranger to the UK crowd. She’s showcased her talents in various…

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LIPSTICK: A Fairytale of Iran, Omnibus Theatre (as part of the ’96 Festival)

“Uniquely told and poignant” The ’96 Festival has returned by popular demand to the Omnibus Theatre with more fantastic performances, productions and cabarets than ever before! For those who don’t know, the festival is named after the legendary Pride party that occurred on Clapham Common in 1996. The festival celebrates the queer community with performances…

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Come From Away, Phoenix Theatre

“This heartwarming, 100-minute show is showing all of its peers what good, modern theatre looks like and we welcome it with open arms” New musicals, Broadway transfers, revivals and new renditions of classics are flying into the West End left, right and centre recently. But if one show deserves your attention, it’s Come From Away….

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Notre Dame de Paris, London Coliseum

“Simply Beautiful!” Almost twenty years ago, Notre Dame de Paris had its West End premiere at The Dominion Theatre and the reviews were much less than desirable. One of the show’s stars, Daniel Lavoie claims “The write ups were horrible. They killed us”. Simply put, the show didn’t translate as well as they’d hoped. The…

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